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A Mountain of Mulch Moved for Tiny Plants

North Creek is home to Chinook salmon, primary orca food, and the forest acts as a giant sponge keeping waters clean and cool.


Seventy One New Trees Planted on Maury Island Thanks to Whale Scout Volunteers

On Saturday, October 8th Whale Scout volunteers planted 71 native trees at the Maury Island Marine park. It was a beautiful stormy fall day in Puget Sound with dark clouds, occasional strong winds, and by the end of the day, rain - perfect planting weather! The views over Puget Sound were stunning even without seeing any whales. groupshot

New Volunteer Orientation December 3rd

This orientation session is for new and returning volunteers. Come meet other volunteers, learn about the logistics of whale watching with us, and our program goals. The session includes special guests Nicole Killebrew from the Seattle Aquarium teaching about communication techniques for collective solutions and Juliana Houghton getting you up to speed on whales of the Salish Sea and teaching about the latest research updates! Jill at Titlow dec 2014

Jill Clogston at Titlow Beach

Fall Planting and Chili Feed at North Creek Forest

Join Whale Scout and Friends of North Creek Forest November 19th to plant trees at Bothell's largest urban forest. This forest is located adjacent to North Creek, home to Chinook and other salmon. The forest plays an important role in keeping waters cool and clean. Every tree planted helps maintain a diverse and healthy ecosystem and feed orcas!

Monika Wieland – Taking Action and New Research

We're back and joined by Monika Wieland talking about the upcoming CALF workshop in Friday Harbor and her latest projects researching killer whales with her new group Orca Behavior Institute. Learn about the latest steps being taken to protect killer whales and how your voice is needed to make a difference.


What We Can Learn From Orcas – David Neiwert


David Neiwert talks about how his personal experiences shaped this great book...